She has been under house arrest since her husband was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.
When U.S. intervention smashes established authority, even more brutal forces fill the vacuum.
China refused to let Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo travel for medical treatment. He died of liver failure in prison last week.
Liu was silenced, they say -- even in death.
“Without freedom, China will always remain far from civilized ideals," he wrote.
Authorities will only allow doctors to see Liu Xiaobo in China.
Liu was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power” after he helped write a petition calling for sweeping political reforms.